Kavalan creates second STR whisky

Taiwanese producer Kavalan will release its second shaved, toasted and re-charred (STR) whisky in October, which will also be the distillery’s first peated expression. The second STR whisky from Kavalan will launch in Taiwan as part of a four-bottle Christmas set. The new make spirit used to make the whisky was distilled from peated barley. Kavalan’s first STR whisky, Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength, is part of the distillery’s Solist series and is…

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Kavalan: a brand history

Taiwan’s leading distiller, Kavalan, has been a pioneer in world whisky. Now, it is planning on scaling up its ambitions and reach. *This feature was originally published in the February 2020 issue of The Spirits Business Nestled in the lush green surroundings of northeast Taiwan is a distillery that has been making major inroads into the global whisky scene. Since it opened 15 years ago, Kavalan has become the darling of international tasting competitions, shaping…

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